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Laser treatment and basketting for Renal stone - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   hello
User :   this is regarding kidney stone
Doctor :   ok.
User :   it is in my left kidney
User :   measuring approx 23 mm 18 mm and 12 mm respectively
User :   u there
Doctor :   Yes
User :   alopatic doc recmended surgery n all
Doctor :   It will need to be removed by combination of measures
User :   i opted for homeopatic medicines
Doctor :   Laser methods to break the stone and then follow it up by dorm ea Basketting
Doctor :   Wel since i have no knowledge of Homeopathy will nnot be of much help there
User :   right now i dont have any prob
User :   yes i also think i should go with laser
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   but i m scared of post surgical complication's
Doctor :   Due to the Size of the Stone it will be essential for you to get it done Else there can be significant Renal compromise.
Doctor :   If you can Mention What are you worried of i may be able to clarify u
User :   as i heard from sources that i may have blood pressure
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   31
User :   married/navimumbai/3
Doctor :   Yes if there happens to be renal compromise then it coudl lead to High Blood Pressure
User :   yes
User :   uti was diagnosise,swelling and kidney etc
User :   low blod count
User :   weekness
Doctor :   ok.
Doctor :   Do you have Swelling of the Kidney
Doctor :   Now,
User :   now i m perfect
Doctor :   ok.
User :   i dont c any problem with my health...but for future
User :   i m worried
Doctor :   Since you do not have any Complications now it would be the right time to go in for the Measures to get the Stone removed
User :   ok
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done while I type the information you needed.
User :   so what do u think doc
User :   should i again test n all
User :   like exray
Doctor :   No it will not be needed it will require initiation of therapy
User :   initiation of therapy
User :   ?????
Doctor :   Laser treatment followed by the Basketing
User :   ok
User :   doc let me know that who r u
Doctor :   General Physician.
User :   ayouvedic or allopatic practitionar
Doctor :   Allopathy
User :   ok
User :   so if i go with eswl procedure
User :   what do you suggest
Doctor :   That is what i meant when i suggested Laser measures to break the Stone..
User :   ok doc in laser procedure is there any incision involve
Doctor :   EEWL is the measure
Doctor :   Eswl is Shock wave that are given to break the stone and after that the remaining stones are removed by the Basketing procedure.
User :   as far as i know in laser one small cut on the lower back and that one tube is pass through kidney to break stones
User :   so u suggest me eswl
Doctor :   That is when the ESWL procedure fails
Doctor :   and then the Invasive approach is taken
User :   ok ok
User :   i visited two doc one he told me eswl
Doctor :   Yes ESWL will be the Procedure that Will need to be performed
User :   and another doc i dont rem his name he told me Invasive approach
User :   well if i want to go with eswl where i can do it in economically
Doctor :   See if ESWL fails to break the Stone in the Stipulated Time then It will Require The laser Assisted Procedure
Doctor :   Are you getting it
User :   ok
User :   many
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   so where can i get it done
User :   in which hospital
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY
Mobile : 91-0000
Doctor :   Please confirm these
User :   yes
Doctor :   Which place are you chatting from
User :   navi mumbai
User :   pls dont suggest me mgm hospital
Doctor :   Since we do not have any details of teh Hospital inMumbai I may not be able to help you
User :   ok
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User :   so could u pls tell me how patients get benifit trough chat
Doctor :   Did you not get the Information that you need
User :   well
Doctor :   ok i get that.
User :   ok
User :   bye for now
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